The Fifth Estate My Friend the Bank Robber

The Fifth Estate My Friend the Bank Robber

For decades, Stephen Reid has captured the imagination of Canadians. An outlaw bandit who robbed banks with stopwatch precision, a fast-talking charmer, and master of disguises who twice escaped prison, a reformed convict and accomplished best-selling author, and a loving father and husband. It seemed Stephen Reid's story might have a Hollywood ending. But real life isn't so kind. The master of the quick getaway, Reid couldn't escape the life everyone thought he'd left behind. Canada's most famous bank robber is now back on the inside, serving out an 18-year sentence and searching for redemption behind bars. The report includes new and exclusive interview footage with Reid from prison. He also speaks with wife Susan Musgrave, a former FBI agent, and former prison guards and escorts among others.

  • 2011
  • 00:41:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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Reid, Stephen [LCSH] Bank robberies -- Canada [LCSH] Bank robberies -- Canada -- Case studies [LCSH] Gold theft -- Canada -- Case studies [LCSH] Robbery -- Law and legislation -- Canada [LCSH] Law -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Canada -- History [LCSH]
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Bob McKeown (Host), Oleh J. Rumak (Director), Hana Gartner (Journalist), Linden MacIntyre (Journalist), Gillian Findlay (Journalist)
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